The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Architect
Rank 23 14 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs requiring an Architect 38 71 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.55% 9.56% 3.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.75% 9.93% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 7
Average daily rate £533 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.50% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £485
% change year-on-year
- +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.91 £42.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year
+14.07% -5.08%
Architect
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
563 715 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.07% 96.23% 97.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 449 281
Average daily rate £350 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 58 46
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Architect in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Architect Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Architect across the Oxfordshire region.

Architect Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Architect
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -3 17 £500 -6.54% 6
Banbury -1 2 £525 +10.52% 1
Architect
South East

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 27 (38.03%) Java
2 23 (32.39%) TOGAF
3 18 (25.35%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (23.94%) Zachman Framework
4 17 (23.94%) Degree
5 15 (21.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 15 (21.13%) Publishing
5 15 (21.13%) Migration
5 15 (21.13%) Waterfall
5 15 (21.13%) Analytics
6 14 (19.72%) Data Analytics
6 14 (19.72%) Content Enrichment
6 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
6 14 (19.72%) Windows
7 13 (18.31%) .NET
7 13 (18.31%) Content Management
7 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (18.31%) Machine Learning
8 12 (16.90%) Natural Language Processing
8 12 (16.90%) Algorithms
8 12 (16.90%) Data Analysis
8 12 (16.90%) Web Services
8 12 (16.90%) Data Modelling
8 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
9 11 (15.49%) Linux
9 11 (15.49%) SQL
9 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
9 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (14.08%) Big Data

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.90%) SharePoint
2 8 (11.27%) WebLogic
3 7 (9.86%) Node.js
3 7 (9.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (9.86%) WebSphere
4 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (7.04%) MS Exchange
5 3 (4.23%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.82%) CMS
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.35%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (15.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) SaaS
4 2 (2.82%) Office 365
5 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) LAN
1 7 (9.86%) WAN
2 4 (5.63%) Firewall
3 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (2.82%) Wireless
4 1 (1.41%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.41%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.41%) VPN
4 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) Big Data
2 8 (11.27%) NoSQL
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.86%) Hadoop
3 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.82%) OLAP
5 2 (2.82%) Power BI
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.41%) QlikView
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Selenium
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) JUnit
General
1 15 (21.13%) Publishing
2 8 (11.27%) Back Office
2 8 (11.27%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) .NET
2 12 (16.90%) Natural Language Processing
2 12 (16.90%) Web Services
3 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
3 8 (11.27%) HTML
4 7 (9.86%) J2EE
5 2 (2.82%) MDX
5 2 (2.82%) React
6 1 (1.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (16.90%) Algorithms
3 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.23%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) BBC
6 2 (2.82%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.72%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Unix
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) TOGAF
2 17 (23.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (23.94%) Zachman Framework
3 15 (21.13%) Analytics
3 15 (21.13%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (21.13%) Migration
3 15 (21.13%) Waterfall
4 14 (19.72%) Content Enrichment
4 14 (19.72%) Data Analytics
5 13 (18.31%) Content Management
5 13 (18.31%) Machine Learning
6 12 (16.90%) Data Analysis
6 12 (16.90%) Data Modelling
7 9 (12.68%) Network Design
8 6 (8.45%) SOA
9 5 (7.04%) Change Management
9 5 (7.04%) CRM
9 5 (7.04%) High Availability
9 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
9 5 (7.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) Java
2 11 (15.49%) SQL
3 9 (12.68%) C#
3 9 (12.68%) PHP
3 9 (12.68%) Python
4 8 (11.27%) C++
4 8 (11.27%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.45%) Perl
6 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (23.94%) Degree
2 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) CCNP
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CCDA
5 1 (1.41%) CCDP
5 1 (1.41%) CCIE
5 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.41%) MCITP
5 1 (1.41%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (9.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) ThinApp
2 1 (1.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) VMware
4 3 (4.23%) CheckPoint
4 3 (4.23%) Tableau
5 2 (2.82%) Cisco
5 2 (2.82%) Citrix
5 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.82%) Juniper
6 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.41%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.41%) ForgeRock
6 1 (1.41%) Intel Security
6 1 (1.41%) NetApp
6 1 (1.41%) Pega
6 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.41%) SolarWinds
6 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £500 per day
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